The Riverbend Striders
The Great Pizza Challenge
5K Run & Walk &
Lil' Pepperoni 1/4 Mile Kid's Race
Thursday, August 12th, 2021
The Great Pizza Challenge is In-Person!
Please consider donating to your choice of the following: The Flint YMCA, Flushing Track/XC Teams,
Swartz Creek Track/XC Teams using the donate tab above!
The Great Pizza Challenge is in-person this year!
The 5K Run and Walk start at 6:00 PM.
Lil' Pepperoni 1/4 Mile (Children ages 4 - 10) starts at 5:45 PM.
Late registration opens at 4:30 PM.
Downtown Flint YMCA - 411 E. 3rd Street, Flint, MI 48503
From I-475, north & south, exit Court go straight on service drive to Third, turn west on Third to YMCA. YMCA is on corner of I-475 Service Drive (Chavez) and Third. From I-69, east & west; Saginaw Street Exit to Second, turn right on Second to Chavez, then right to Third.
Course is 100% paved, start and finish near the Greater Flint YMCA.
Early Registration fee ends with entries postmarked by Thursday, August 5, 2021. Late registration and packet pick-up at Bauman’s Running and Walking Shop, 1473 W. Hill Rd:
Wednesday, August 11, from 12:00 PM to 6:00PM
Race Day from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
Race day registration begins at 5:00 PM at the Greater Flint YMCA. All pre-registered entrants will receive a high quality shirt if purchased.
Sorry, but we cannot guarantee shirts on race day to late registrants.
Race day registration begins at 4:30 PM at the YMCA. $20 no shirt/$30 w/shirt on race day.
On or before August 5 - $21.00
Late Registration - $26.00
On or before August 5 - $11.00
Late Registration - $16.00
Student & Lil' Pepperoni 1/4 Mile:
On or before August 5—$5.00
Riverbend Strider Members may deduct $1.00 from preregistration fees only.
Use Promo Code: STRIDER21 @ Checkout! (We check member registration for promo code usage).
Restrooms are available.
Awards to Overall and Masters Male & Female; at least top 3 male & female fnishers in each run division.
We will go deeper in the largest run and walk divisions, based on participation.
PRIZES: Overall Male & Female for both Runners and Walkers will receive a free entry with shirt for a future Riverbend Strider race of your choosing good for up to 1 year.
RUNNERS: Male and Female: 12-under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.
HEAVYWEIGHT DIVISION: Three special award categories for men 185-199 pounds, 200-219 and 220 pounds and over. You must check appropriate box and indicate weight on entry form.
WALKERS: Male and Female: 19 & under, 20-29,30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.
POST RACE: Free pizza is available after the race for all registered participants.
SEND ENTRIES TO:
Great Pizza Challenge
P.O. Box 233
Flushing, MI 48433
or drop entries off at Bauman's Running and Walking Shop, 1473 Hill Road, Flint, MI.